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Punk IPA - BrewDog

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Punk IPAPunk IPA

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very good

1,137 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,137
Reviews: 475
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 45
Gots: 127 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Welcome to a post Punk apocalyptic mother fucker of a pale ale.

A beer that spent its formative years Blitzkrieg bopping around India and the sub continent. Quintessential Empire with an anarchic twist.

God save the Queen and all who sail in her. Raising a Stiff Little Finger to IPAs that have come before and those it is yet to meet.
Turn up the volume Pay the man. Embrace the punked up, fucked up outlaw elite.

Never Mind the Bollocks this is the real shit.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: bark on 11-02-2007)
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

twenty5, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

brittanyshelby, May 09, 2013
Photo of mnrider
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

1 Pint, 6.4 oz. Brown Bottle. Imported from Scotland by Anchor Brewing.

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow/orange. Nice bubbly white head. Adequate head
and retention. Lacing is normal for an IPA.

S: Hoppy. Pine. Citrus. is strong. Orange and possible mango. Sugary malts.

T/M: Hops, Pine, Citrus. Really not unlike the aroma. Juicy, sugary and a hint of malts.
Hops are well represented but not over powerful. Dry orange aftertaste.

O: A nice easy to drink hoppy pale ale. Compared to other American IPA's it's actually
pretty weak with the hops. However this really doesn't hurt the beer much at all. A
great IPA from the U.K. A must Try.


mnrider, May 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Lare453, May 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

cadaugherty, May 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

dalepryor, May 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

BtownIrish20, May 07, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a minimal head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale yellow color with good clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Tangerine and grapefruit delicious. A little lemon in their with some light caramel malts.

Taste: Same as above with some bready notes and mild hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, and easy to drink.

Overall: A nice AIPA from the guys in Scotland. Not that hoppy, not that malty, just somewhere in the middle.

Flounder57, May 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +25%

MrTinnedPEach, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Andragos, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

spycow, Apr 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Bix, Apr 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

FetMule, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of RaphaelSC
4.29/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The Brewdog Punk IPA I have is my second try on a beer really unique and different.

Its pours a golden, clean yellow with little head that not endure.

The first thing that really call my attention was the smell, a citrusfruit smell that is really outstanding and unforgettable.

The taste follow the smell and bring a citric fruit note that is followed by the strong bitter combination of four hops that the brand is proud of.

The mouthfeel bring the bitterness, and the fruit flavors both. I strongly reccomend this beer because in general its a great beer, with a wonderful smell and taste, a Unique and original IPA.

Punk IPA really worth the trying.

RaphaelSC, Apr 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DrunkinYogi, Apr 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dsolonenko, Apr 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Liquoric3, Apr 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

kkittil, Apr 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

MrHyde1886, Apr 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

tbryan5, Apr 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

blackdavid, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Poupae, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of bmwats
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 33cl bottle into a standard pint.

A: Dark golden hue. Pours about a finger and a half, frothy, white head. Slight effervescence. Settles very slowly and unevenly leaving craters, and pock marks leaving a foamy buildup around the rim of the glass. Distinct, dry, sticky, beer ring lacing.

S: Pine, lavender, freshly cut grass, and honey.

T: Wheat bread, with pine and a little butterscotch.

M: Very earthy and woody character. Fairly light, very crisp. Punchy hops. Dry finish. Bitterness lingers on the palate throughout.

D: Goes down very easy.

Atmosphere is great. Dark golden coloration, with a large frothy head, and plenty of dry lacing. Nose is strong combinations of floral components, pine, and honey. Earthy flavor with pine and a touch of sweetness. Dry and bitter. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

bmwats, Apr 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

nebula1999, Apr 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

GRG1313, Apr 18, 2013
Punk IPA from BrewDog
86 out of 100 based on 1,137 ratings.